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2005 Chevrolet Classic - Consumer Reviews

2005 Chevrolet Classic

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32 Total Reviews

Fleet 2.2L 4-cyl. 4-speed Automatic - (32 reviews )

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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By marin19
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2005 Chevrolet Classic Fleet 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


Review

I bought a chevy malibu classic 2005 with 70000Miles for $5000 and i still havent had any problems im the 5Th owner according to the carfax and now i've put 12000miles not alot because i just drive to school everyday


Best Features

It has a big trunk and very spaceable, and i like if not all doors are closed when i lock it with the keyless entry the horn wont chirp untill all doors are closed


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Wish I never owned it.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By charleym3
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2005 Chevrolet Classic Fleet 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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My wife and son drive this car.
The carpeting is too short on both sides, tacky. After 55000 miles I've had to change the master cylinder, rotors once pads twice and one caliper.
One of the sway bars is broken.
The anti-theft system malfunctioned and cost $450 to repair.
I hate this car.
After the sway bar is fixed, its up for sale.
It is fun to drive.


Best Features

It is fun to drive and gets good mileage, 27-28 in town.


Worst Features

Anti-theft system is prone to failure and has. The entire braking system need way too much maintenance.


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Good/bad car
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By sgable
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2005 Chevrolet Classic Fleet 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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I bought this car in 2006 with 30k miles. I had very bad credit at the time, and totally overpaid for this car. The Bad: The things Ive had to replace on this car is the front breaks, tires, heater setting plate, and the module box, so about $2,000 in cost. The carpet it cut too short on both passenger/drivers side but I was able to super glue them down. Sometimes if it rains A LOT then I have a leak on the passenger side. The Good: Overall, Ive had this car for 5 years and it still pretty much runs the same as when I bought it. I don't drive that much daily (only about 10 miles) but when I do have to take a long trip it gets great millage and is a comfortable ride.


Best Features

The comfort and for the most part the reliability. This would be a great starter car.


Worst Features

Better sealing process, carpet needs to be better quality.


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NIce car for singles or couples good mileage!
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By kailash
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2005 Chevrolet Classic Fleet 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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I have owned this car for for over 5yrs now it has 83k on it, i have hit the road , from east to west and all the way to canada , I haven't felt a bit of fear in my mind that it would ever break down on me on the high way, it always sid its the mailu's way.
I recently got the rotor and break pads fixed, this is after 83k miles on it, i get regular maintenence on it oil change and car washes do help, I got the transmissions fluids changed after 70k and runs like a tiger , i feel 120k will be a breeze for this car, i love and its not a cop magnet . so , u can drive with no fear.


Best Features

road grip and trunk space and simple looks.


Worst Features

fix interior road noise, gets too lound over 70mph.


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Another GM Failure
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By Charlie
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2005 Chevrolet Classic Fleet 4dr Sedan (2.2L 4cyl 4A)


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Clunky to drive, lousy gas mileage for the size (lucky to get 22 mpg), power windows starting to slow up at only 5 yrs old, and saving the worst for last: the Passlock system causes the car NOT TO START AT ALL. Google it if you don't know about it. Very unsafe, very unreliable. Has left my husband stranded and late for work many times. GM won't offer a recall even though they know this is common and their fault entirely. DO NOT BUY THIS CAR.


Best Features

None. This car is nothing but a headache. Can't even sell it, stuck with the payments and the car. GM awful.


Worst Features

Get rid of the Passlock system.


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